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tiramisu

noun tir·a·mi·su \ˌtir-ə-ˈmē-(ˌ)sü, -ˈmi-; -mē-ˈsü\

Definition of TIRAMISU

:  a dessert made with ladyfingers, mascarpone, and espresso
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Origin of TIRAMISU

Italian tiramisù, from tirami su!, literally, pull me up!
First Known Use: 1982

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